Episode 34

February 23, 2022

Dr. Mehdi Peikar is the Chief Medical Officer, Chief Technology Officer, Co-Inventor and Co-Founder of BRIUS Technologies. A practicing orthodontist, Dr. Mehdi has a passion for using technological advances to give patients a great experience with their orthodontia. Tune in to this episode of People & Practice as Amy and Dr. Leon chat with Dr. Mehdi and his take on the role of advancing technology and orthodontics. In this episode, we address other important topics like:
  • Dr. Mehdi introduces himself and explains his background and work with BRIUS
  • How Dr. Mehdi came up with BRIUS Technologies using his education in physics and biomechanics
  • Design and production of BRIUS as an independent mover for patients
  • The efficiency of independent movers vs. traditional wires and brackets
  • Dr. Mehdi answers a question from a fellow orthodontist and listener about what to look forward to as technology advances

Key Takeaways:

  • Keeping up with technology and trends will help keep orthodontic practices relevant and work more efficiently
  • Office visits can get to be inconvenient and consumers want less visits and quicker results- using advanced technology can help practices do this for it’s clients

About Dr. Mehdi Peikar:

Dr. Mehdi Peikar is the Chief Medical Officer, Chief Technology Officer, Co-Inventor and Co-Founder of BRIUS Technologies. Dr. Peikar is a practicing orthodontist who graduated from the UCLA School of Dentistry. He also holds a Master’s degree in Quantum Mechanics and Condensed Matter from the University of Illinois and a Ph.D in Biomechanics from Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Peikar’s unique background in academia, and passion for revolutionizing the orthodontic experience continues to drive product development and success in achieving superior biomechanical results.

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